Stanley Shanapinda is a Ph.D. Research Candidate with the Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACCS), Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). He is affiliated with the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre (D2D CRC) research institute, South Australia. He holds a Master?s of Management degree in ICT Policy and Regulation (MM ICT PR) from the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa).
Stanley is currently researching the tri-partite relationship between the powers of law enforcement and national security agencies to access and use telecommunications metadata; the development of communications technologies and the role of oversight.
As a research fellow of the Funda??o Getulio Vargas (FGV) Rio de Janeiro Law School (Direito Rio), Stanley will be teaching a course Communications technology Regulation in semester 1, 2017. FGV is a private Think Tank and Higher Education Institution.
He is the Journal Assistant for the Information Security Journal: A Global Perspective, published by the Taylor and Francis Group.
He is a Legal Practitioner of the High Court of Namibia. He is the inaugural CEO of the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN). Prior to that, he was an independent consultant and The Head: Legal Advice, at Telecom Namibia Limited.